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Prime Ministerial Private Office files

South Africa: Charles Powell record of conversation (MT-De Klerk at Chequers) [De Klerk worried Mandela losing grip on the ANC; annex records MT would love to visit South Africa, but only when there had been "substantial progress in negotiations"] [declassified Dcr 2018]

Document type: Declassified documents
Venue: Chequers
Source: PREM19/4452 f77
Editorial comments:

Note restricted circulation annex after the main record with covering letter to the UKA to South Africa, Robin Renwick, not shared with the Foreign Office. View other documents selected from this file. View the section of the full file dating from the Thatcher government.

Importance ranking: Key
Word count: 7pp
Themes: Foreign policy (USA), Commonwealth (South Africa), Charles Powell minutes, British policy towards South Africa, MT's meetings as PM